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Avis M. Bennett

Avis M. Crecelius Bennett, 79, New Albany, died Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at her home.
Born March 27, 1938, in Marengo, she was the daughter of the late Armim Earl and Edna Sigler Crecelius.
She was a former seamstress for the ICI Army Ammunition Plant near Charlestown, a former janitor for Crawford County Junior-Senior High School and a homemaker and was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in New Albany.
Survivors include three sons, Vincent Shields of Madison, Bill Odle of Milltown and Tony Odle of Crandall; two brothers, Dale and Alvin Crecelius, both of Marengo; a sister, Patsy Bullington of Marengo; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Visitation: Friday, June 16, from 4 to 8 p.m. and Saturday, June 17, after 9 a.m. at Brown Funeral Home in Milltown.
Funeral: Saturday, June 17, at the funeral home with interment in Batman Ridge Cemetery near Milltown.
Officiant: The Rev. Bruce Kischnick.

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